Skip to comments.Blumenthal calls for background checks to buy ammo (Connecticut)
Posted on 01/09/2013 10:34:33 AM PST by 2ndDivisionVet
NORWICH, CT (WFSB) - Another senseless shooting is giving gun control supporters another example to point to as they make their case in their quest for gun law changes on a national level. But with the recent shooting in Norwich, mental health is also being called into question.
Norwich officers were called to the Cedar Glen Apartments on Cedar Road about 2:45 p.m. after a man who was armed expressed suicidal thoughts to dispatchers. When officers tried to talk to Jason Razzino, 30, he fired several shots and hit Jonathan Ley, a 14-year veteran, four times.
Following the shooting of Ley, an 11-hour standoff began and in the end, Razzino was found dead in his bathtub from a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head.
However, there were warning signs, according to officials. Razzino posted a series of disturbing messages on Facebook leading up to his suicide.
On Dec. 21, Razzino wrote "Ready to just off something." On Dec. 25, he posted the message, "I can honestly say this was the worst xmas ever ... Happiness seems 2 b an illusion at this point."
U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal said he wants legislation that would require instant background checks for the sale of gun ammunition. He is expected to take up the proposal once Congress reconvenes....
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Blumenthal “when I was in VietNam”...oh wait, I mistakenly “over spoke”....?????...another Jon F’n Kerry
While I certainly understand the why behind this, I just can’t understand how people can think that this would really fix the problem. Unless someone has something on file with the fed govt that shows they shouldn’t have a weapon or ammunition, this is just a waste. I would like to see some statistics on how many customers are actually refused permission because of a background check.
- background check to join a union?
- background check to get an abortion?
- background check of gay couples to get married?
- background check of all blacks not to be slaves?
- background check to be a Congressman, a Senator, a President?
oh shutup dickie-poo!
if you can’t say anything constructive, keep your lizardly pie hold shut!
really, when is he going to round up the criminals too?
the left always use a tragedy to push their leftist agenda and the dopes keep voting these fools in.
Gun rights is in the constitution, marriage, homo, cross dressing, etc is not, this is where and what the left does not understand
Makes a lot of sense... imagine a mass killer crazie, foiled at buying guns, buying lots of ammo. He could harm A LOT of people in that movie theater by wantonly throwing ammo at them! And, should he be throwing high capacity magazines... oh the carnage!
the elft doens;t want illegals and voters checked to see if they can vote legally but my rights due to the law , the constitution are to be ignored by these clowns.
why does our side still call them the Dem party, they are not they are the socialist party or the Marxist party and need to be called this at every turn plus our side needs to go after the media like they have never seen.
I;m sick of the scum bags at the media always telling lies and pushing their lefty agenda and then their voters are too dumb to understand this and then we even get trolls on our side trying to sound as if we should reach out to this crap
Could someone please tell me when we have reached the level of our basic civil rights being infringed upon?
The Oppressives claim that the 2nd amendment has it's limits or something well with the myriad of laws on the books that punish the innocent hasnt that basic right already been limited?
*** Another senseless shooting is giving gun control supporters another example to point to as they make their case in their quest for gun law changes on a national level.***
The point is to get a gun law in at any price, then make it tougher over years.
When John Kennedy was killed the media demanded an end to the import of 5 shot army surplus rifles and handguns. For crime control they said, but the real reason was to protect the Conn and Mass gun industry from cheap foreign rifles.
When Bobby Kennedy was killed with an American made handgun the media immediately led the charge into a panic against foreign made handguns.
When the 1968 Gun control law was passed it only stopped the import of evil 5 shot bolt action army surplus rifles and small foreign made handguns.
It did not even ban the manufacture of the very handgun used to kill Bobby, or the rifle used against Martin Luther King.
Once the 1968 law was in place, then they began a move on American made handguns and later rifles.
Nelson T. ‘Pete’ Shields
Founder of Handgun Control, Inc.
“I’m convinced that we have to have federal legislation to build on. We’re going to have to take one step at a time, and the first step is necessarily given the political realities going to be very modest.
Of course, it’s true that politicians will then go home and say, ‘This is a great law. The problem is solved.’ And it’s also true that such statements will tend to defuse the gun-control issue for a time.
So then we’ll have to strengthen that law, and then again to strengthen that law, and maybe again and again. Right now, though, we’d be satisfied not with half a loaf but with a slice. Our ultimate goal total control of handguns in the United States is going to take time.
My estimate is from seven to ten years. The problem is to slow down the increasing number of handguns sold in this country.
The second problem is to get them all registered. And the final problem is to make the possession of all handguns and all handgun ammunition except for the military, policemen, licensed security guards, licensed sporting clubs, and licensed gun collectors totally illegal.”
-Pete Shields, Chairman and founder, Handgun Control Inc., “A Reporter At Large: Handguns,” The New Yorker, July 26, 1976, 57-58
People will just make their own, and they will not be able to track it.
These idiots are just launching yet another huge black market and as a result, thousands will die over the decades attempting to stop and or protect shipments of illegal ammunition and weapons into and across the U.S..
That’s if America is not plunged into a revolution first.
Possessing reloading equipment and supplies will be a felony, just like possessing drugs or drug paraphernalia.
A note today from Sheriff Richard Mack:
Dear Friends and Patriots,
We recently had Sheriff Joe Arpaio at our CSPOA Convention. He’s been a good friend of mine over the years and I want to show my support for his latest initiative to protect children.
Instead of merely talking about what should or shouldn’t be done about guns, he is taking action. He is deploying his posse to patrol the schools in his county.
Of course, he has many critics, especially from those that would infringe upon our second amendment rights. But just like the loyal patriot and protector that he is, Sheriff Joe is taking action.
The Obama Administration’s task force will spend millions of tax-payer dollars to talk about how to violate the second amendment under the guise of protecting our children.
What Sheriff Joe is doing is taking action to protect our children and our right to protect ourselves.
I would encourage everyone to call their local Sheriff’s department and tell them what is happening in Maricopa County. Let’s take action to protect our children!
CSPOA - Constitutional Sheriffs and Peace Officers Association
112 Ridgewood Dr.
Fredericksburg, Texas 78624
There may be an even darker side to all this.
What if their main goal is mental evaluations?
The things this guy posted were probably posted
by thousands of people at christmas, but what if
that could have been cause for manditory evaluation.
I find that equally as threatening as gun control
perhaps more so as then the state will determine
who is socially sane and fit to live in society.
We know that type of program was used in the Soviet
system to muzzle opposition.
I agree with you completely!
What equipment ? :)
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